Ocassionally we'll pop in something random, like Ray being interviewed or maybe some of his older musical performances. We're having a tough time transfering those Edison cylinders to digital, but we get one to work every now and then!
Forbes columnist Dr. Henry I. Miller from the Hoover Institute at Stanford talks about the validity of claims by Food Activists.
According to food economist Jayson Lusk "sacred cows make the best burgers." Lusk harvests some of those sacred cows in his new book The Food Police. For instance, 14% of American households - more than 17 million people - are currently classified as "food insecure," meaning they just don't have the resources to provide enough food for their families. What impact does food elitism and claims that food is "too cheap" have on this situation? Food economist Jayson Lusk and I explore that and many other topics in this interview.
Michele Payn-Knoper has been running a web site called Cause Matters for several years. The site and her work as a nationally sought after public speaker and social media professional all focus on agriculture and food activism, but not the one-sided kind that you most often hear about. Michele's more interested in starting conversations, connecting people of varied backgrounds and opinions to share information and create more informed providers and consumers. That's why she's released the new book, “No More Food Fights.” So, as Michele traversed the country from one venue to another, we had a conversation.
A pseudo-study blaming glyphosate for everything from heart attacks to hangnails gets some close scrutiny and some serious criticism from blogger/chemist Dr. Derrick Lowe.
Dr. Richard W Bianco talks about human medical research and animal welfare. If you or a friend or loved one has undergone or is facing heart valve replacement surgery, you don't want to miss this one.
Dr. Benjy Mikel from Mississippi State University talks about food waste
Mainstream media would have you believe the U.S. is on the verge of a food safety crisis, but Dr. Richard Raymond explains on this segment of Food and Farm that we have one of the safest food supplies in the world.
The state of California will be voting in November on the issue of mandatory GMO labeling. Dr. Patrick Byrne from Colorado State discusses the labeling pros and cons with Food and Farm
Mary Kay Thatcher from American Farm Bureau Federation joins us on Food and Farm again this week for a Farm Bill Update
On this segment of Food and Farm, host Ray Bowman talks with Dr. Joe Kovach from Ohio State about turning abandoned parking lots into gardens.